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Today 06:10 PM
Absolute encoder keeps returning strange values
Welp, we jumped the gun again. When we swapped the soldered cables out for a single one that had physical connectors, it temporarily fixed the problem. But after we made multiple similar cables, of...
(341 views, 11 replies)
Today 05:10 PM
West Coast Drive Design Help
Oh, I'm not suggesting pocketed tube (as it's super inefficient). I'm talking about 1/16 versus 1/8" wall solid. I always forget about the .1 wall because we buy from an aluminum supplier, but...
(482 views, 8 replies)
Today 04:52 PM
4-cim vs. 6-mini-cim drivetrains
2010 was definitely the exception. Play soccer like real soccer players in order to score goals. And to the comment by Cory on pushing power independent of no. of motors. We quickly figured that...
(2,468 views, 39 replies)
Today 04:44 PM
3D printer vs. Manual Mill
The latest run of the Robo3D R1+ is available on Amazon for $400 (was originally $900). It's a really solid 3D printer, and you really can't beat that price for the build volume and performance it...
(164 views, 5 replies)
Today 04:29 PM
How does your team get its members to participate?
Some of the teams I've worked with have similar problems with having a lot of students who lack the training to be able to do things and stay interested, but also have the problem of the students not...
(1,237 views, 16 replies)
Today 04:20 PM
Vote: Battle of the Brains KC
Yes Please! The Barstow School - Mission: Cosmos You can vote once per day. Thanks so much!
(153 views, 2 replies)
Today 04:19 PM
Pit setup question?
Our team was looking into designing a better pit than what we have "our current pit consists of PVC and zip ties". We noticed a lot of other teams used aluminum light staging for their pits, so my...
(104 views, 0 replies)
Today 04:04 PM
pic: Small CIM in wheel swerve
Thanks, I'm thinking doing this as an off season project after this years season is over and if i goes well then we have swerve drive for the next season.
(13,975 views, 69 replies)
Today 03:15 PM
[FRC Blog] PreKickoff Kit of Parts Information
Oh man, we are having this too with one of our kids. It's insanely frustrating.
(2,521 views, 29 replies)
Today 02:30 PM
Rookie grant delay
From Bill's Blog yesterday... "Remember that the registration payment deadline for your first event (first two events if you are a District team) is this Monday, November 20th. We recognize not all...
(280 views, 2 replies)
Today 02:24 PM
Pneumatics in series?
Oooh... a new part to send the rookies looking for: "We're going to need a can of non-compressible air for this. You'll find it on the shelf next to the striped paint, just above the board...
(784 views, 22 replies)
Today 02:03 PM
Using Source Control with LabVIEW
Hi Jonathan, Thank you very much for sharing your lv-merge-and-diff-wrapper. We are using SourceTree for about half a year for our LabVIEW projects, and as you know merging different versions of...
(1,193 views, 3 replies)
Today 01:39 PM
Team 159 Robot Tread Testing
I can't seem to find the blog post where they mentioned the old carpet being discontinued. But the new carpet is barely different than the old stuff.
(556 views, 3 replies)
Today 01:15 PM
FRC Team members at events
There was a guy from Quebec who did it aswell.
(125 views, 10 replies)
Today 12:46 PM
FRC Blog - 2018 Beta Teams, Brushless Motors, and More!
It seems that they're in stock at AndyMark right now for $100
(13,924 views, 119 replies)
Today 12:32 PM
[FRC Blog] So many things...
Most of our events didn't have them or else we would have put our awesome standard up. I think our field at MICMP was the only one without them actually...
(2,127 views, 26 replies)
Today 11:53 AM
Will the game be updated with more robots or is this steam-powered in it's final form. The robots I think that could be added would be: 125- 118 but with a faster RoF but no gear capabilities, 195-...
(3,526 views, 11 replies)
Today 11:02 AM
Speed Flow Control Pneumatic Connector mechanical
That's exactly my question:cool:
(1,126 views, 12 replies)
Today 10:37 AM
FRC Kid Goes On Arctic Expedition?
Hey FIRST People! I'm Luke from FRC Team 111 WildStang. I'm a senior, and I'm applying for a 300 Km dog sledding expedition through the Scandinavian Arctic. However, I need your help! The contestants...
(97 views, 0 replies)
Today 10:31 AM
pic: Short coaxial swerve module
Could you release the cad of this on grabcad. If possible in Inventor Format. The swerve drive looks great
(3,051 views, 8 replies)